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Windows Vista conflict with AVG Anti-Virus: HELP!


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scun

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My whole computer has been running slowly since the day my AVG Anti-virus stopped working suddenly.

The error message I get for AVG is this:

avgwb.dat- Application Error

"The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000006). Click OK to terminate the application.

I am fairly certain this is what is crippling my computer. Can someone help me figure this out? I tried changing some permissions on a .dll file suggested on another site, but nothing...

PLEASE HELP!!
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Hi scun. Welcome to GeeksToGo!

Make sure your version of AVG is compatible with Vista -- if in doubt remove it and download/install latest version from their website. Even if you're sure it's compatible, very often an uninstall/re-install will fix those initialisation problems.

And don't panic -- AVG is not the only free antivirus application, though it is perhaps the best of the bunch.
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